Letters to the Editor

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Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Shared leadership empowers nursing teams at hospital

At North Valley Hospital, the concept of shared leadership is an important part of the culture as a Planetree ho...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Lockwood leader who made dog park great

Thank you for your wonderful article on the front page of a recent Pilot about Jim Lockwood. Having served with him on the Board of the Whitefish Animal Group for a number of years, I know what he has meant to ou...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Larson will protect open lands

We moved to Whitefish in 1969 when it was a quiet little town where my husband and I both found work at the Big Mountain Ski Resort. We were fortunate to make Whitefish our home and raise our sons here. Now the w...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Tester deserves thanks for legislation

I want to thank Senator Tester for his continued support of our public lands. A few weeks ago he introduced legislation that addressed the 100-year old, inefficient BLM oil and gas non-competitive leasing system....

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Doesn’t agree with changing name of lake

I find the plan to change the name of Lost Coon Lake to be ridiculous. Way back it was changed from Nigger Lake and the road was changed from Nigger Lane to Lost Coon Lane.

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Fair carnival canceled amid virus concerns

This year’s Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo attendees can still expect the beloved event to unfold later this month, but this time without a carnival.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Dismayed by Council

It was disturbing to watch the June 15 Whitefish City Council meeting when councilors directed staff to review street or place names for racism/offensive language and to also look into banning offensive symbols. ...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Cartoon poor choice

Shame on the Whitefish Pilot for publishing the cartoon on July 29. This community, this country and the world are dealing with very serious issues.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
How many deaths do we have to suffer?

It took the United States 95 days, on April 28, to record a million cases of COVID-19. Forty-three days later, on June 10, we reached 2 million cases; 28 days later, on July 8, we reached 3 million cases. On July...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Montanans should vote to preserve public lands

A recent survey by the University of Montana revealed information about how Montanans feel about our public lands and how we use them. The phone survey of 500 registered voters was done by Republican Lori Weigel,...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Impressed with Whitefish Lake Golf Club

Editor’s note: The following letter was received and submitted by Terry Nelson.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
A silver lining for downtown Whitefish

How about we change things up a bit and create a uniques business friendly atmosphere in downtown Whitefish.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Cowboy up, mask up, keep Montana open

Wearing a mask and keeping six feet apart from others is the best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure Montana businesses remain open during this challenging time. We all have a role to play during th...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Believes in free speech, not vandalism

I am a local resident of Whitefish, and I am a firm believer in everyone’s right to free speech. If you want to make your opinion known, write a book, a blog. Wear a T-shirt. Write a news article, hold a sign. Wh...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Honoring our obligations to one another

I’m going to ask you to do some things for me, and I’ll do the same for you in return.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Brown: My very own declaration of independence

Ever hear of Rudy Stanko, well-known in Montana 20-plus years ago? Rudy “Stinko” you say? Well, maybe. Here’s the story. Rudy liked to speed, and it was easy for him to do so because from 1955-1974 and again from...